In Mass Shootings, Motive Matters

In Mass Shootings, Motive Matters

If we omit the El Paso shooter’s motive, we risk erasing the victims — minimizing them to footnotes in the coverage of yet another mass shooting.

Keeping Up the Fight Against the Muslim Ban

Keeping Up the Fight Against the Muslim Ban

A year after the Supreme Court ruling upholding it, advocates have lined up legislation and presidential candidates behind undoing one of Trump’s signature abuses.

Washington Vs. The Squad

Washington Vs. The Squad

Trump’s not the only one terrified of these four congresswomen — leading Democrats apparently are, too.

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Milwaukee just declared racism a public health crisis. This novel approach to combating racial inequity should inspire other cities.

What Did Ilhan Omar Say?

What Did Ilhan Omar Say?

Several members of Congress have weighed in on comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar. The problem is, in their outrage, they were misrepresenting what she said. We’ve got the transcript.